[mythtv-users] Black menu screens when using Paint Engine = OpenGL (NVIDIA GeForce4 Graphics)
dsnider at thesniderpad.com
Sat Mar 10 03:06:59 UTC 2007
> Does anyone know why I am getting completely black menu screens (apart
> from the are you sure you want quit screen) when I set the Paint
> Engine to OpenGL in mythfrontend.
> From what I can tell OpenGL is working when I look at the information
> in the NVIDIA settings applet.
> Any help appreciated?
Sounds like your OpenGL is screwed up/not enabled. I have two
MythFrontends, one is an Nvidia, OpenGL works great and all the screens
look beautiful. However, the other is an Asus Digimatrix that doesn't
support OpenGL, when I tried to enable it on the frontend, I had similar
results to what you are seeing. On Gentoo, I had to use the eselect
utility to set the OpenGL drivers to the NVidia ones before the screens
looked good. Not sure what distribution you are using....
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